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by SriKumar
04 Aug 2020 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7204
Views: 720463

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Thanks. 3. The staff at night. They are simply Girls, fresh out of school Related to medical field. I believe the GOV needs to reexamine the Nursing degree and its syllabus. Hospitals are simply using low level technicians To increase profit. (Zydus Ahmedabad was well staffed during days but not su...
by SriKumar
02 Aug 2020 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7204
Views: 720463

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

As much as i love my country, if you and your loved ones are in an advanced, first world nation then thank your lucky stars. If the above can happen to a very popular doctor in a small city then i can only imagine the plight of those who have no support. God bless you all.  Ambar.....thanks for men...
by SriKumar
01 Aug 2020 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7204
Views: 720463

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The conduct and spread of this virus is based on nature/science/reality. It really does not care about the politics of the person. Reducing testing is not going to help. If testing is indeed reduced, and it lulls people into complacency, there will be a spike in hospitalizations later on- cannot be ...
by SriKumar
27 Jul 2020 03:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4576
Views: 815203

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Not new. It had been the case since the beginning of the Trump admin. The truth is the china Hawks are making sure that breakage with Cheen happens during this term so whether Trump win the 2020 election or not the US and China will continue down this path of eventual conflict or at containment bec...
by SriKumar
26 Jul 2020 22:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4576
Views: 815203

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ Now why would we ever want that? Ideological competition is fleeting. That between civilizations is permament. CCP weakens Chini/Sinosphere civilization in the long haul. chola, how do you read the recent pronouncements by Sec. State Pompeo. The language seems pretty venhement and un-compromisi...
by SriKumar
25 Jul 2020 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

For the record ....on how China has double-standards even when human lives are at risk, they had started to shutown internal air traffic due to virus in Wuhan, while asking foreign airlines to keep flying. This was even after they knew the infection rates and death rates of the virus. https://econom...
by SriKumar
24 Jul 2020 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4576
Views: 815203

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

As a point of clarification on my previous post- the comment on Pompeo is completely indepedendent of my comment on MEA/babus etc. Not related, though they are in the same post. The Pompeo comment was to remark on the tough stance taken by GotUS. It appears to signal a departure from status quo and ...
by SriKumar
24 Jul 2020 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4576
Views: 815203

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

THe words from Sec. of State Pompeo is pretty strong and vehement language (will not tolerate China's playbook to usurp world order). That's tantamount to saying 'enough is enough'. Tough political positions has been taken (would not quite call it battlelines yet). About Indian MEA and babucracy, it...
by SriKumar
19 Jul 2020 07:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India has already crossed a huge mental block in this qualitatively different response to Chinese aggression, and it is wise for PM Modi to make haste slowly. Indira Gandhi waited a full six months after the onset of genocide in East Pakistan despite all the pressures on India at that time. ..... I...
by SriKumar
19 Jul 2020 07:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^ Agree. rs_Singh has been quite measured in his responses and in his modes of dis-agreement. If he has his preferences, but is measured about it, it should be OK in a forum like this. Counter-points have been made (by YIPatel, for example). And to me YIP's response makes sense. I did not see RN S...
by SriKumar
18 Jul 2020 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7204
Views: 720463

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Question for people who were/are in Gelf coundries....From news reports, it appears that a large (if not all) number of Indians (and other foreigners) have left gelf- UAE, Qatar, Dubai and Saudi Arabia (perhhaps?) due to Covid. As I understand it, these countries, esp. Dubai, are heaviliy reliant on...
by SriKumar
10 Jul 2020 19:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4870
Views: 662475

Re: Internal Security Watch

Supreme Court had ruled that the police cannot handcuff an accused. So if the police claim that the prisoner snatched a rifle or simply tried to run away and was killed while fleeing, the Courts can't turn around and ask the police, "why didn't you handcuff him? Unbelievable. In the pictures o...
by SriKumar
10 Jul 2020 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4870
Views: 662475

Re: Internal Security Watch

Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in encounter, says UP Police UP gangster Vikas Dubey, accused in the killing of 8 cops, shot dead while attempting to flee Good riddance. But hope that UP Govt. has managed to get maximum information from him. And to be read with this is the fact that five of is aides ha...
by SriKumar
09 Jul 2020 04:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^ Wrong thread ... another post on this page too should have been posted else where ... https://twitter.com/SVOjha/status/1280808173398642688 A twitter post by GT too showed concern about the Indian infra buildup. I followed GT articles and their editor. It is nothing more than a rag in the lines ...
by SriKumar
09 Jul 2020 04:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2649
Views: 150359

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

^^^ Indeed, it blew my mind when I read/was told that steel atoms are produced from super novae explosions, or that gold was produced in a ever more intense process. It is quite something to know that the metal you hold in your was wrung through such terrible processes (of extreme temperatures and p...
by SriKumar
06 Jul 2020 03:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2649
Views: 150359

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

THanks. Appreciate your explanations. It appears that 'sudarshan' provided the most complete response. A couple of my points were on the right track but without the fundamentals on scattering.
Feel free to post more such questions....
by SriKumar
06 Jul 2020 01:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2649
Views: 150359

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Amber G....Any responses to 'why moutains look blue' question posed above?
by SriKumar
04 Jul 2020 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Heard the speech of Modi ji, there is nothing more that you can ask for. It was rousing, encouraging and an equally serious warning(caution against vistaarvaad - expansion, he says powers that have gone down the path of vistaarvaad have all of you do a favour please listen to this https://youtu.be/...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Propaganda is so yesterday, psyops is the contemporary technique :D - Little emperors giving up lives and ending the family line for some piece of land "where not a blade of grass grows" - CCP doesn't care for the PLA, just look at how the dead were treated. - PLA doesn't have honor, they...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^I dont understand the point you are trying to make, but I do agree that bringing up expansionism specifically is a very telling act, especially when addressing soldiers. It stuck out to me anyway. He chooses his message carefully, knowing who the audience is and is apt to do that in this gambhir/...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Modi also made a statement to the effect that era of expansionism is now over. What surprises me is that the current situation is just a border skirmish - does not exactly fall into realm of expansionism unless the intent is to signal that if war breaks out - India will try to restore its rightful ...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 05:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

.... That's why I am pushing for an understanding and quantification of what is the cost .... One measure that lends itself very nicely to quantification is the money poured into raising all the infantry and moutain divisions and Garwhal scouts, Ladakh scouts to staff the border wherever an ingress...
by SriKumar
02 Jul 2020 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5736
Views: 589194

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Pakistan Ailines crash PReliminary report is out. Preliminary findings is on page 14. Numerous warnings sounded, COntrol tower gave several warnings/cautions. All ignored. Landing gear lowered prematurely. Then retracted. THen landed with gear up. Took off. Makes for strange reading as to why pilot...
by SriKumar
01 Jul 2020 06:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5736
Views: 589194

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Pakistan Ailines crash PReliminary report is out. Preliminary findings is on page 14. Numerous warnings sounded, COntrol tower gave several warnings/cautions. All ignored. Landing gear lowered prematurely. Then retracted. THen landed with gear up. Took off. Makes for strange reading as to why pilots...
by SriKumar
01 Jul 2020 05:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Report that China forcibly sterilizing Uighur women 'shocking,' (Secretary of state) Pompeo says https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/report-china-forcibly-sterilizing-uighur-women-shocking-pompeo-says-n1232500 I've heard from atleast a coupe of sources who said that Tibetian women were forcibly steri...
by SriKumar
30 Jun 2020 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Why a Trade War With China Is a Bad Idea for India New Delhi risks responding to a deadly border skirmish by making its economy more insular. Few things would benefit Beijing more. BY JAMES CRABTREE | JUNE 29, 2020, 2:50 PM Relations between the United States and China have sunk to such lows in rec...
by SriKumar
28 Jun 2020 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Some random un-related comments- 1. Per Chola's comment, if they are doing the logistics fight and not a kinetic one, many of those new constructions (all of them?) will be vacated in winter. Do artillery practice on them during winter and they will be back to building it again next year (unless Ind...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

The 'Wolf Warriors' . . . China recruits MMA fighters for Tibet border militia - South China Morning Post The 20 MMA fighters were from the Enbo Fight Club in Sichuan province in the country’s southwest and would form the Plateau Resistance Tibetan Mastiffs to be based in Lhasa, the capital of the ...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Prepare for India border row to escalate, Chinese strategists warn Beijing Seems like they are preparing an internal pitch for initiating a limited war when India tries to push back the incursions. There is no independent media or analysts in China. So seems like CPC has started creating 'mahaul'. ...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 10:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It was funny to see Maj. Arya (R) earnestly tell Modi to follow Chanakya and not Sun Tzu. Does he not know about Amit Shah? And he talks in the video about going back to vedas due its being India's root. If there is one PM steeped in a knowledge of India's ancient past it is Modi (and PVN before th...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It was funny to see Maj. Arya (R) earnestly tell Modi to follow Chanakya and not Sun Tzu. Does he not know about Amit Shah? And he talks in the video about going back to vedas due its being India's root. If there is one PM steeped in a knowledge of India's ancient past it is Modi (and PVN before tha...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

By pay/cost I mean not just locally, but globally. India will come under the direct influence of China in such forums as UN, WHO, etc Imo, has to be option 2. No country became truly powerful without paying the necessary cost. We need a kick in the groin to wake up and act like a country of our siz...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 03:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Meanwhile, I am hearing RVV-MD, RVV-SD, R-27ER1 and R-27ET1 have started arriving in India. Please check/verify. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EbdXnbKWAAM_kQa?format=jpg&name=medium Admiral saab, this photu is good stuff....like a shot of scotch whiskey. :D I was thinking that India should be see...
by SriKumar
26 Jun 2020 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^ 1. Aksai Hind/Gosthana borderline is the official international border per GOI, it is not LAC. 2. LAC is the line where Indian soldiers held at the end of the '62 war. After '62, local conflicts and land-grabs have occurred. I dont know for sure, but I dont believe that this has resulted in chan...
by SriKumar
26 Jun 2020 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Finally, I apologize again for being a bit off topic but : 1. To those who keep saying this happened because of a370 or because we built infra, please stop. This would have happened even if we were standing on the border feeding EN candy!!! Anyone drawing these inferences is clearly towing a line, ...
by SriKumar
25 Jun 2020 09:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5736
Views: 589194

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

PIA Karachi airport crash preliminary report is out. Pilot error, and erratic piloting of the aircraft are initial findings proferred in the report that is not yet public but DAwn has an advance copy. THere's a doozy in the report.....the landing gear was lowered (And functional) and then it was ret...
by SriKumar
24 Jun 2020 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I seriously doubt the Chinese would move armour down this narrow valley, its simply not wide enough. No way 2 armoured vehicles can pass each other, no where to make a U turn. One break down and everything halts. The hastily put up road may not be able to withstand the load of 50 ton armour. Moreov...
by SriKumar
23 Jun 2020 02:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

:| Well, in case people have not heard of the world-famous zonkey....here is a specimen....
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by SriKumar
22 Jun 2020 20:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6716
Views: 722913

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Chinese don't want India anywhere near the Karakoram pass and hence all their effort to push India out of DBO/Depsang plains. Galwan gambit was to choke our line of supplies to DBO/Depsang and get India to concede. Apart from DBO road getting completed, there is another factor that make the timing ...

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